The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 40 34 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +36
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 58 49 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 6.42% 7.14% 2.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.29% 24.02% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 55 38 14
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £41,150
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Visual Studio
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Development Applications Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
205 204 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 22.68% 29.74% 25.59%
Number of salaries quoted 179 160 183
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Brighton region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Brighton

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Brighton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 103 (90.35%) C#
2 96 (84.21%) .NET
3 70 (61.40%) ASP.NET
4 62 (54.39%) SQL Server
5 46 (40.35%) VB.NET
6 41 (35.96%) Microsoft
7 39 (34.21%) HTML
7 39 (34.21%) SQL
8 37 (32.46%) Web Services
9 36 (31.58%) MS Excel
9 36 (31.58%) jQuery
10 32 (28.07%) MVC
11 30 (26.32%) JavaScript
12 29 (25.44%) CSS
13 27 (23.68%) Web Development
14 25 (21.93%) OO
15 22 (19.30%) VB6
15 22 (19.30%) .NET Framework
15 22 (19.30%) WCF
15 22 (19.30%) Silverlight
15 22 (19.30%) HTML5
15 22 (19.30%) VB
16 21 (18.42%) OOP
16 21 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 20 (17.54%) Team Foundation Server
17 20 (17.54%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
18 19 (16.67%) XML
19 18 (15.79%) Relational Database
20 14 (12.28%) Computer Science
20 14 (12.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (11.40%) IIS
2 3 (2.63%) CMS
3 2 (1.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 36 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) Internet
2 2 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (54.39%) SQL Server
2 21 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (17.54%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 18 (15.79%) Relational Database
5 14 (12.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (12.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.75%) MySQL
8 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.75%) SQLite
9 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.88%) Firebird
9 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (17.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.77%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.51%) Subversion
4 1 (0.88%) NUnit
4 1 (0.88%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.88%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (91.23%) Developer
2 68 (59.65%) .NET Developer
3 48 (42.11%) C# Developer
4 36 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (21.05%) Web Developer
5 24 (21.05%) .NET Web Developer
6 22 (19.30%) C# Web Developer
7 21 (18.42%) ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (17.54%) Software Developer
9 10 (8.77%) Junior Developer
9 10 (8.77%) Software Programmer
9 10 (8.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (8.77%) C# Programmer
9 10 (8.77%) Junior
9 10 (8.77%) Programmer
10 9 (7.89%) Agile C# Developer
11 8 (7.02%) Junior Software Developer
12 7 (6.14%) DBA
13 6 (5.26%) Senior Developer
13 6 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (84.21%) .NET
2 70 (61.40%) ASP.NET
3 39 (34.21%) HTML
4 37 (32.46%) Web Services
5 36 (31.58%) jQuery
6 29 (25.44%) CSS
7 22 (19.30%) .NET Framework
7 22 (19.30%) WCF
7 22 (19.30%) Silverlight
7 22 (19.30%) HTML5
8 19 (16.67%) XML
9 13 (11.40%) Ajax
10 5 (4.39%) XSLT
11 3 (2.63%) LINQ
11 3 (2.63%) XHTML
11 3 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (1.75%) WPF
13 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (0.88%) XSD
13 1 (0.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.26%) Replication
3 3 (2.63%) Open Source
3 3 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (0.88%) Web 2.0
4 1 (0.88%) W3C
4 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.53%) Windows
2 10 (8.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.07%) MVC
2 27 (23.68%) Web Development
3 25 (21.93%) OO
4 21 (18.42%) OOP
5 14 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (12.28%) TDD
6 11 (9.65%) Software Engineering
7 7 (6.14%) Data Migration
7 7 (6.14%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (6.14%) Migration
7 7 (6.14%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.51%) Content Management
9 3 (2.63%) Web Usability
9 3 (2.63%) OOD
10 2 (1.75%) Waterfall
10 2 (1.75%) Change Management
10 2 (1.75%) ITIL
10 2 (1.75%) Web Accessibility
10 2 (1.75%) Integration Testing
10 2 (1.75%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 103 (90.35%) C#
2 46 (40.35%) VB.NET
3 39 (34.21%) SQL
4 30 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 22 (19.30%) VB6
5 22 (19.30%) VB
6 10 (8.77%) Java
7 5 (4.39%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.75%) Lua
9 1 (0.88%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 14 (12.28%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.75%) MCSA
2 2 (1.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 41 (35.96%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.63%) Google
2 3 (2.63%) Adobe
2 3 (2.63%) Open Text
2 3 (2.63%) RedDot
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle
4 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.88%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.88%) Remedy
4 1 (0.88%) ForgeRock
4 1 (0.88%) Akamai
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